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Quotation by Maxine Waters
Black women are going to have to take more leadership. I think we are prepared because we bring a tenaciousness with us. We do not fear losing friends, allies, or jobs.
Maxine Waters (b. 1938), African American politician. As quoted in I Dream a World, by Brian Lanker (1989).
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Waters was a United States Representative from California.
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